Hussain Sajwani, born in 1952, is a billionaire in U.A.E. with a net worth of $4.1 billion. He has founded the DAMAC properties, a real estate development firm. DAMAC properties were one of the fastest growing company globally in the year 2017 with operations in UAE and United Kingdom. Mr. Sajwani invested £600 million in the UK. DAMAC Properties is the leading real estate firm in the Middle East. He is also the major shareholder of the luxury-oriented DAMAC properties providing unparalleled living experience in U.A.E and United Kingdom. Their commitment to providing modern design and top-notch quality properties, the firm has come up with some stellar properties in a span of 16 years of its existence. The firm has already developed with 19,000 apartments since it was founded with around 44,000 units under construction.
DAMAC owner, Hussain Hijwani’s career had an exponential growth in a span of short time. According to the Analyst of Finance, starting out in the finance department of Abu Dhabi Gas Industries in 1981, he switched to the field of catering in 2 years and acquired important clients like the U.S. military, the firm is still operational under the name of Global Logistics Services.
Some prominent projects by DAMAC properties include a majestic golf course designed by Tiger Woods himself and maintained by the Trump Organization, high-end villas designed by Bugatti, and the famous Paramount Hotels and Resorts.
DAMAC properties is a major benefactor to the community and feel grateful to the community who gave them so much support as it is a home-grown company. It understands the true meaning of the corporate social responsibility. Hussain Sajwani aims to utilize the full potential of the youth in the region through education. The Chairman Hussain Sajwani and his fellow employees share the same vision of creating a sustainable environment which would be beneficial for the generations to come.
The philanthropic activities over the span of 16 years have been enormous. Along with the vision of empowerment of the people in the region, Philanthropy is another strong belief of the DAMAC owner, Hussain Sajwani. Huge funds have been provided to organizations such as 10 luxury apartments were given to Dubai Cares Organization worth AED 10 million to support their initiative. DAPAC donates AED 1 million to Dubai Autism Centre to help them build a high-end facility for autistic children. As a gesture of the Water Aid Campaign, the real estate developers donate AED 1 million to Emirates Red Crescent.
Another very innovative initiative by the DAMAC properties is the One Million Arab Coders. It provides a simple platform to the people interested in learning programming languages and eventually would lead the country to digitized phase in the near future. It is a two-year course divided into several phases. Every three months a customized curriculum for learning programming languages is introduced to the participants. In April 2018, the response to this programme was overwhelming with over 100,000 people enlisted for the course. People who enrolled can one of the four programmed introduced namely Full Stack Web Developer, Application Developer, Data Analytics and Front End Web Developer.
The primary objective of the DAMAC owner, apart from building properties is a full-fledged upgrade of the education system. They also aim to improve the standard of living of the masses in the country by dealing with issues that require immediate attention. Follow Sajwani on Twitter.